Impulse start-up to assist African smallholder farmers
African smallholder farmers are set to benefit from Impulse Start-up Accelerator program.
Access to fertiliser key to food security, says OCP Boss
Improved access to fertiliser has been identified as a major key to increasing food production. Country Manager, OCP Africa, Caleb Usoh, at the second edition of the Agribusiness Summit, in Abuja, said there is a need to boost food production to keep up with the rapid population growth of the country.
‘Yearly loss of nutrients on Africa soil worth $4 billion’
Development, adoption and utilisation of fortified fertiliser and bio-fortified seeds in crop production have been identified as a major way to tackle high rate of micronutrient deficiency among Nigerians. Health scientists and researchers have found that micronutrient deficiency could lead to a weakened immune system, among other health issues. While speaking at a training programme…
OCP Africa launches agribooster campus offer on maize production
OCP AFRICA has launched a new initiative-Agribooster Campus Offer, at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, targeted at empowering 5,000 maize farmers within the university and its immediate environment.
Over two billion people suffer ‘hidden hunger’ globally
Globally, a total of over two billion people currently suffer ‘hidden hunger,’ a condition of lack of vitamins and micronutrient in food.